Tag: Natasha Beckley
https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIWKhlJkANWnAmsSMzPKUOZX4yRK2cOHW The Playlist highlights a plethora of hip hop styles from the women of Africa. All the artists help break a prevalent and ubiquitous norm typical in African Hip Hop today while still speaking of their own success using braggadocio. While watching the videos and listening to songs, you should think about first gender norms.
This music video I chose was from an artist named Natasha Beckley from Sierra Leone. This song was a freestyle made by her and she shows her independence and strength throughout the video. The song is called 2WAM Freestyle on YouTube and her lyricism throughout the song shows braggadocio. She praises herself as a rapper
It’s no secret that Sierra Leone hip hop is predominantly run by men. There is a common stigma in many African societies that women must stay home, cook, clean, and raise the children. However, Natasha Beckley, a Sierra Leonean female rapper, rebels against that in her 2020 music video, “Thonon.” Beckley’s music video as a